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El Paso prosecutor in police officer case collapses in courtroom; trial delayed

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An Assistant District Attorney collapsed in court during the trial of an El Paso Police Department officer at the El Paso County Courthouse. The prosecutor was given medical attention after he collapsed and the trial of Officer Mando Kenneth Gomez has been delayed.


Beto O'Rourke is days away from a 2020 decision. Here are six questions that loom over him

Beto O’Rourke is days away from making a big decision about his political future. If he wants to capitalize on the political superstardom he accumulated after barely losing to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in last year’s midterms, two obvious paths lie before him: He could run for president or pursue another S


StormTrack Weather: Cooler, breezy Saturday afternoon

EL PASO, Texas - The winter storm system will continue to exit the region to thenortheast today with skies clearing by the afternoon. This morning`s strong west winds will gradually diminish through day with lighter winds expected through next week.


Cabaret Club in central El Paso shut down for alleged illegal activity

EL PASO, Texas (CBS4) — The El Paso County Attorney’s Office obtained a temporary restraining order on Friday against the Cabaret Club for alleged illegal activity. The county attorney said the illegal activity has been happening for several years.


Motion filed to overturn state decision to approve medical waste facility in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An El Paso County Commissioner filed a motion asking the state to overturn its decision to allow a medical waste disposal facility to operate in El Paso.


Mother of man killed in Central El Paso stabbing speaks out

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A mother of the victim of a Central El Paso stabbing this week is speaking out after the suspect turned himself in late Thursday night. As KTSM reported, the stabbing happened Tuesday night at a home located on the 1000 block of Nevada Avenue near El Paso High School.


El Paso teen in viral video involving officer arrested on family violence charges

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - An El Paso teen involved in the viral incident with a police officer last summer is back in jail. According to online records, police arrested Julian Saucedo on Friday for assault to a family member causing bodily injury.


Man wanted for continuous sexual assault of a child expedited to El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A man wanted for continuous sexual assault of a child was arrested in Mexico and was extradited to El Paso, the Sheriff's Office said. Lorenzo Angel Barron-Haros, 43, had fled to Mexico to avoid being arrested in 2012, but on Feb. 5 the FBI told the El Paso County Sheriff's O


‘This is America’ Texas man filmed abusing woman speaking Spanish at Cracker Barrel

El Paso, Texas woman, Jasmin Nolan shares video of her being harassed by a white male after speaking Spanish to her mother at a Cracker Barrel restaurant. Also going viral is yet another episode of ‘white America’ taking exception to individuals electing to speak in tongues other than English- case


El Paso County sues Trump administration

EL PASO, Texas - El Paso County is officially taking the Trump administration to court. The county -- along with the Border Network for Human Rights -- has filed a lawsuit against the president in response to last week's national emergency declaration.


Northeast El Paso customers without power amid winter storm

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - More than 200 Northeast El Paso customers are without power amid a winter storm Friday evening. According to El Paso Electric, 231 homes and stores located in the Logan Heights neighborhood near Fort Bliss are being affected.


Knife-wielding man robs two Mission Valley convenience stores

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Police need your help finding the man accused of holding up two Mission Valley convenience stores at knifepoint earlier this week. According to a news release, the first robbery happened at about 11:30 p.m. Monday at the Howdy's located at 8500 Alameda, while the second occur


Free pet microchip in El Paso this weekend with Animal Services

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - The first 100 pets at the El Paso Parks and Recreation Pet Festival on Saturday can be microchipped for free. Animal Services is offering the microchips on a first-come, first-serve basis at the festival, which is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Westside Community Park,


Record number of migrants released to Annunciation House

EL PASO,Texas (KTSM) - A record number of migrants was released to local non-profit Annunciation House in the last week, Executive Director Ruben Garcia said. The total number of migrants released by ICE and CBP the week of February 17-23 totaled 3,637 - which is higher than any number in the 40-plu


Boeing 767 cargo jet with 3 aboard crashes in Texas

A twin-engine cargo plane with three people onboard crashed near Baytown, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an alert on the Boeing 767 after losing radio contact approximately 30 miles southeast of Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport.


VIDEO: 2 people look through car windows near Eastlake High School

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Two people were caught on video looking through the windows of several cars in a neighborhood near Eastlake High School. The video captured between Thursday night and Friday morning was put on Facebook by the Horizon City Police Department.


Dangers of convenience store work in the spotlight after 7-11 clerk is killed in El Paso

El Paso, Texas - The man shot and killed while working at a 7-11 convenience store in Far East El Paso was a proud uncle. 25-year-old Arbin Iglesias had several photos of his nieces and nephew on his Facebook profile.


Transmountain closed due to low visibility, inclement weather

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - Transmountain Road is closed due to low visibility and inclement weather, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office announced Friday evening. Officials say a semi-truck overturned due to extremely windy conditions. No injures were reported.


Wind Advisory in effect today, rain and flurries chances later tonight

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) - A Wind Advisory will go into effect at noon Friday until midnight Saturday as our next winter storm comes in from the Pacific west. Winds will come from the southwest at 20-30+ mph and gusts 45+ mph for today. Gusts will pick up wound 8 a.m. in El Paso, and 6 a.m. in Las Cruc


Border agents install razor wire at El Paso bridges

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's installing coils of razor wire at Texas ports of entry across from Juarez, Mexico, where large groups of migrants wait to seek asylum.